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THEATER
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The Dream of the Burning Boy
10/23/2014, 10/23/2014 - 10/24/2014, 10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014, 10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014, 10/26/2014: All day

By David West Read. Directed by Edward Edwards.

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A Trip to Bountiful
10/29/2014: 7:15PM

The legendary Cicely Tyson returns to the stage after a 30-year absence in a role for which she has already won a Tony. In 1953, a widow decides to realize her dream of returning to her hometown, Bountiful, Texas. Her life-changing journey is masterfully written by Horton Foote.


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Action Through Art: The Poetry of Ono no Komachi
11/01/2014: 2:00PM

U.S./Japan-based Eleven Arts, Inc., and its producer/director Ko Mori, True Heart Films and director Tamara Ruppart along with critically acclaimed transnational U.S.-Japan writer Velina Hasu Houston are producing a live-action film about poet Ono no Komachi titled, “Path of Dreams,” with a screenplay written by Houston. Ms. Ruppart, Mr. Mori, and Dr. Houston will discuss their creative project and their inspirations at this event. In addition, they will share poetry written by Komachi read by acclaimed actress Tamlyn Tomita.

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Stop Kiss: A Play by Diana Son
11/20/2014: 6:00PM

Sara and Callie share their first kiss on the New York streets. They are then viciously attacked. Diana Son’s Stop Kiss humorously and heartbreakingly portrays the events surrounding the attack. This beautiful theatrical performance reminds us of the importance of self-discovery and the dangers of repression.


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Red Beard/Red Beard: A Performance by the Los Angeles Poverty Department
01/15/2015: 7:00PM

On the 30th anniversary of the founding of renowned theatre troupe the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)—the first U.S. theatre company composed of homeless and formerly homeless artists—LAPD will stage an excerpt from Red Beard/Red Beard, the group’s acclaimed master work rarely seen in Los Angeles.

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LAPD Performance Workshop
01/16/2015: 2:00PM

John Malpede and Henriëtte Brouwers of the Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD)—the first U.S. theatre company composed of homeless and formerly homeless artists—will lead a performance workshop drawing on LAPD’s revolutionary practices for creating community-based theatre.


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Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host: Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes and Anna Bass
01/31/2015: 7:00PM

This American Life host Ira Glass, choreographer Monica Bill Barnes and dancer Anna Bass have placed the odd couple of dance and radio together in a funny, lively and very talky evening of movement and stories. Join us for an exciting event of entertaining and unexpected convergences.